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Rolling Thunder 2

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Arcade
...
...
Genesis
83
3.6
Wii
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4.7
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Description

A follow-up to the original Rolling Thunder, this is a "shoot-the-bad-guys-and-save-the-world" game. A terrorist group has taken out the world information flow and, as either a guy named Albert Ross or a woman named Leila, you must stop them. You can also get weapons that pack more of a punch than your ordinary hand gun. The original Arcade version of Rolling Thunder 2 supports two-player cooperative play.

The Genesis conversion is single-player only, but instead it introduces several new stages with new enemies and bosses. The original stages have been tweaked to provide more cover points and bonus items; also two new weapons were added - a laser and a flamethrower. The storyline cutscenes between the stages were expanded. This version introduces a password system that allows the players to continue from any previously visited stage.

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Rolling Thunder 2 Arcade The guy's throwing grenades
Rolling Thunder 2 Arcade Title screen. You can play as Leila or Albatross in 1-player mode
Rolling Thunder 2 Arcade Round 2. This art... I approve
Rolling Thunder 2 Genesis Albert Ross, just another James Bond.

Alternate Titles

  • "RT2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "ローリングサンダー2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Rolling thunder-- a nice little game Genesis paul cairey (321)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Genesis Dec, 1991 5 out of 5 100
Hobby Consolas Genesis Jan, 1993 93 out of 100 93
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Jan, 1992 92 out of 100 92
Game Informer Magazine Genesis Jan, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
1UP! Genesis May 21, 2009 83 out of 100 83
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1992 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Genesis Mar, 1992 71 out of 100 71
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Genesis Jul 28, 2008 7 out of 10 70
IGN Wii Jan 14, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Wii Jan 16, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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